Florida International University
The Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences
Florida International University is Miami’s public research university. FIU is focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 35 programs in the top 100 in the nation among public universities, including 15 in the top 50. FIU is a top U.S. research university with more than $200 million in annual expenditures and is designated as an “Emerging Preeminent State Research University” by the Florida Board of Governors. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.
Open-Rank Tenure Track/Tenured Assistant Professor, Associate Professor & Professor, Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences
The Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences (KFSCIS) at the Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida, invites applications for multiple tenured and tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks. We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in all areas of Computer Science that complement and enhance our current research strengths. Expertise in interdisciplinary areas are particularly encouraged. Applicants must hold a doctorate degree in Computer Science or related field, and show evidence of engagement in interdisciplinary and collaborative research and a commitment to teaching, diversity and inclusivity.
Candidates for senior positions must have an active and sustainable record in funded research, publications, and professional service, as well as demonstrated leadership in collaborative or interdisciplinary projects. Candidates for junior positions should have a record of research in their early careers with demonstrated abilities to pursue their research agenda. The positions require teaching diverse audiences at both graduate and undergraduate levels, and active participation in departmental and university activities
KFSCIS has six research centers, including federally-funded centers of excellence. The School has 35 tenure-track faculty members, many with NSF and DOE CAREER awards and other national recognitions for their contributions. It has over 3,900 students, including 96 Ph.D. students, and close to 350 M.S. students. The School is engaged in on-going and exciting new and expanding programs for research, education, and outreach. The School offers B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, B.S. in Cybersecurity and Information Technology, and M.S. degrees in Telecommunications and Networking, Cyber-security, Data Science, and Information Technology. NSF HERD report ranks FIU # 38 in R&D research expenditures in computer and information sciences. KFSCIS has several computing clusters with first-rate computing and support infrastructure and enjoys broad and dynamic industry and international partnerships.
Computer Science has been identified as one of the University’s strategic growth areas, and KFSCIS has launched many initiatives and degree programs to produce technologically-trained expertise for the burgeoning South Florida Tech Hub. Continuing on our multi-year expansion effort started two years ago to add 20 new faculty members over five years, we aim to strategically add multiple tenured and tenure-track faculty members this year.
KFSCIS is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive academic community. We welcome applications from women, disabled individuals, and underserved communities. Dual-career couples with research that aligns with KFSCIS that are interested in relocating together are encouraged to submit individual applications and mention this in their cover letters.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 528286 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, etc. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee.
We will start to review applications on December 9th, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
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